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Sharkey Co. community shocked over shooting death

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SHARKEY COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The quiet Sharkey County community of Nitta Yuma was left stunned after the shooting death of 23-year-old Corderral Jackson.

According to Sharkey County Sheriff Lindsey Adams, 22-year-old Jeremy Grayson shot Jackson in the head. The incident happened shortly before midnight Monday outside a Sago Road residence.

Reportedly Grayson was already inside the house with a female friend, when Jackson showed up. Investigators say both men got into a heated argument inside which led to a gun battle between the two outside.

Jackson was found dead on the scene.

Officers did recover the two guns used in the shooting. Right now investigators don't have a motive. But some are speculating the shooting was over a woman.

The victim's uncle, Freddie Jackson said, "I just want justice for my family and I'm sorry about his family and what went on with his family, but uh we done lost more."

Gary Jackson, the victim's brother added, "The feelings that I have is speechless, but the thoughts that come about is that it's not about justice. The community need to come more closer than what we really are. I mean we can be arguing and talking about what's going on and who did this and what happen, but the case in scenario is that he's gone and he's not coming back, so we got to pull together and work more better than we doing now."

" If it don't stop now then it's going to continue. It's either now or never," Gary Jackson added.

As for the victim, his body has been taken to the state's crime lab for an autopsy.

The suspect Grayson is being charged with manslaughter. He sits in jail without a bond. He's expected to make his initial court appearance on Wednesday.

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